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Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Class action suit filed against Google alleges first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL phones were knowingly sold with defective microphones   —  Google is facing a lawsuit over the original Pixel.  —  In a class action complaint filed this week, plaintiffs allege that the microphones in their Pixel …
Feb 7, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Marcus Baram / Fast Company:
Shervin Pishevar filed for dismissal of his lawsuit against a GOP opposition firm, will keep fighting “smear campaign” he says came with rape allegations   —  In the latest, stunning chapter of the Shervin Pishevar saga, the tech investor accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women …
Feb 5, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Baidu details DuerOS platform strategy and how it plans to compete to get its smart assistant into third party hardware as it looks to expand internationally   —  Unlike Amazon and Google, Baidu's DuerOS avoids competing with its hardware partners.  —  Baidu's Raven H smart speaker is meant to be noticed.
Jan 20, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Alex Rosenblat / Fast Company:
How Uber, Lyft, and other ride hail drivers use online forums to compare notes, share info, push back at employers, and help each other navigate the gig economy   —  Ride-hail drivers work alone, but they're banding together online to compare notes, uncover new policies, and help each other navigate the rough roads of the gig economy.
Jan 11, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Twitter has quietly started verifying users again, after pausing verifications in November alongside a promise of a new authentication and verification program   —  Twitter, the magical social media platform where rules are implemented and changed as quickly as hyenas appear in the night …
Jan 8, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
Real estate tech company Compass raises $450M from SoftBank's Vision Fund at a $2.2B valuation, plans to double its domestic reach in the US   —  Compass, a New York-based real estate startup, said Thursday that it had raised $450 million in funding from SoftBank Group's Vision Fund.
Dec 7, 2017, 9:01 AMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
How Facebook is planning to bring businesses and ads to Messenger with the help of AI-enabled chatbots and its own virtual assistant M   —  The ad tech powering messaging services offers advertisers—and bad actors—new ways to target and personalize content.  —  [Illustration: Selman Design]
Nov 26, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
How The Washington Post built Arc, its suite of digital publishing tools, and started offering the software to other newsrooms as a paid service   —  The newspaper created a platform to tackle its own challenges.  Then, with Amazon-like spirit, it realized there was a business in helping other publishers do the same.
Nov 19, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Compuserve's forums, once the premier destination for all online conversations, are finally shutting down on December 15   —  Before there was a world wide web, a sizable chunk of all meaningful conversation between computer users happened in the forums at CompuServe, which was the dominant online service until AOL came along.
Nov 14, 2017, 2:15 AMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Salesforce's collaboration service Quip launches a developer platform, adding third-party “Live Apps”   —  Originally a minimalist document editor, Salesforce's collaboration tool adds third-party apps in hopes of building the ultimate digital whiteboard.
Nov 6, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context

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